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Bandolier

Description

8 shaped cylindrical containers w/ slip-on covers strung onto a wide leather band by leather tongs. Central kidskin pouch w/ 11 lead balls. Worn over shoulder by musketeers--each cylinder contained 1 measure of powder or charge for musket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1935-1960
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
leather
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament--Accessory
Descriptive terms
BANDOLIER
bandoliers (shoulder belts)
leather
Leather
Reproduction
reproductions
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
30 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1397
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26187

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